Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.
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A bus with the Cuban and U.S. flags is seen on a beach in Havana earlier this month. The White House is exploring regulatory changes to provide new opportunities for American citizens and U.S. businesses in Cuba. Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Explores Ways To Do Business With Cuba

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Bekele Gerba visited Washington, D.C., to bring his concerns about Ethiopia to the State Department. The photo was taken when he came to NPR for a radio interview. Mahafreen H. Mistry/NPR hide caption

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Just Out Of Jail, Ethiopian Leader Brings A Sharp Message To Obama

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Airstrikes In Southwest Yemen Prompt Appeals From Aid Groups

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U.N. Criticizes Saudi-Backed Operations In Yemen, But U.S. Stays Silent

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Secretary Of State John Kerry Raises Flag At Reopened U.S. Embassy In Cuba

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High-Level U.S. Delegation To Make First Trip To Cuba Since 1961

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UN Secretary General 'Anguished' By Peacekeeper Sex Abuse Allegations

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As Iran Awaits Sanctions Relief, U.S. Raises Concerns About Lost Leverage

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American tourists, like these visitors taking a guided tour in May, still have to provide one of 12 authorized reasons — such as visiting family or engaging in humanitarian work — for travel to Cuba. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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U.S.-Cuba Ties Are Restored, But Most American Tourists Will Have To Wait

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Cuban Embassy Reopens In Washington, D.C., After More Than 50 Years

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An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector cuts a uranium enrichment connection at Iran's Natanz facility, 200 miles south of Tehran, in 2014. This week's nuclear deal gives the IAEA up to 150 inspectors to monitor Iran for compliance. Kazem Ghane/AP hide caption

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Nuke Inspectors Gear Up For Iran, But Americans Unlikely To Be Included

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For Families Of Americans Held Or Missing In Iran, Nuclear Deal Is A Loss

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U.N. Security Council Prepares To Implement Iran Nuclear Deal

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